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Shock Records

Official Website: http://www.shock.com.au/

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Shock Records is Australia's largest independent record label. It helps distribute records from overseas records labels such as Epitaph Records, and also for small record labels designed specificatly for that band such as Cement Records. Shock records started back in 1988 by three partners who decided to release, distribute and export Australian music.

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Frenzal Rhomb plan companion DVD for "Forever Malcom Young"
Frenzal Rhomb has revealed that a limited number of their upcoming records Forever Malcolm Young will be packaged with a special edition DVD. Titled "Sucking All Over The World," the disc will include live preformances, behind the scenes footage, and more. After their new record comes out they will head out on an Australian national tour with The Lawrence…
2006-09-28 13:15:02

Frenzal Rhomb / Lawrence Arms (Australia)
Australia's Frenzal Rhomb have revealed the "special" US guests and the dates for their upcoming Australian tour. The band will be joined by the Lawrence Arms as they make their way across the country and continent. The dates come in support of their upcoming full length. Due out October 7th, the album is titled Forever Malcolm Young. The band previously released Sans Souci and since then, two members - Jay and the…
2006-09-14 23:00:02

Frenzal Rhomb detail "Forever Malcolm Young", post three songs
Australia's Frenzal Rhomb have announced more information about their upcoming full length. Due out October 7th, the album is titled Forever Malcolm Young. In support of the record, the band is promising a tour through the continent, with some "special" US guests in tow. The band ihas posted three news songs on their myspace page. The band previously released Sans Souci and since then, two members - Jay…
2006-09-09 13:50:01

New Frenzal Rhomb Album
Australia's Frenzal Rhomb have set an Australian release for their next full length. Due out October 7th, the album is titled Forever Malcom Young. In support of the record, the band is promising a tour through the continent, with some "special" US guests in tow. The band previously released Sans Souci and since then, two members - Jay and the Doctor - took to the airwaves as the new hosts of…
2006-08-30 10:20:01

Australia's Nusery Crimes reunite
Legendary early 90s Australia punks Nursery Crimes have announced plans to reform to play some shows on the continent later this year. The reformed band will be fronted by vocalist and Bodyjar songwriter Phil Rose, as well as original members David Dixon, Davarj & James Mc Innes. The drum seat will be filled by Ross Hetherington (ex-Bodyjar). Shock Records will be releasing a new Nursery Crimes compilation to coincide with the tour. An October 28th show at the Corner Hotel in Melbourne and a Sydney show on November 4th at the…
2006-07-25 09:15:05

Frenzal Rhomb wrap up album
Australia's Frenzal Rhomb wrapped up their next full length. The band had this to say: And there you have it. Album finished. 10 days, 27 songs. That's 2.7 songs a day. about 4 hours per song. That rules. Friday was indeed party day, as the photos below will attest. We also did an audio commentary for the DVD that's gonna come out sooner or later. Cheers to Mick and Uncle Bruz for the humourous (and possibly defamatory) assistance. We start mixing in about a coupla weeks. The band previously released…
2006-07-02 15:35:02

Updates from Frenzal Rhomb
Australia's Frenzal Rhomb have posted an update on the status of the long-running band Of course, two members, Jay and the Doctor took to the airwaves last year as the new hosts of Triple J's breakfast show. The band had this to say: We've been getting together as much as possible lately, and so far, we've managed to demo around 30-odd new songs. We're as happy as a paedo in a kindy with them so far, but…
2006-02-23 12:35:01

Bodyjar signs to Shock Records
Bodyjar has left EMI and signed to Australia-based indie Shock Records. The band posted this on their website: The first single from the new self titled LP will be released in July with the LP to follow around September. At the moment "Lights out" & "Call To Arms" are being considered for the first single. [...] The plan is to release the new LP in NZ, Japan & South America with some touring to follow later. Keep an eye on the gig guide for the Australian tour dates. We can't wait.…
2005-05-18 08:09:07

Frenzal Rhomb command the airwaves
Jay and the Doctor from Frenzal Rhomb have just been announced as the new hosts of Triple J's breakfast show. The submitter adds that: "Triple J is Australia's government funded nationwide youth radio network, and its breakfast show has traditionally been hosted by some of the nations foremost comedians." The Australian band released Sans Souci last year via…
2004-11-26 15:57:13

Australia Rocks Against Howard
Linday McDougall of Frenzal Rhomb has put together the two disc Rock Against Howard compilation. The album rallies like-minded bands against Australian Prime Minister and Liberal Party leader John Howard. The record is out now on F'ckAll Records through Shock. All profits from it go to refugee and anti-Howard causes. Bands on the compilation include Steve Towson, Frenzal Rhomb, H-Block 101, Unpaid Dept, The Resin Dogs, Something For Kate,…
2004-07-17 23:21:33

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